Supreme League of Patriots, from indie developers No Bull Intentions, is an entertaining point-and-click adventure centered around the world of superheroes. Episodic in nature, with three episodes in total, Supreme League of Patriots charts the journey of one Kyle Keever, a slobbish oaf with a dream of becoming […]
Dave "Daveheart" Gwynne
Dave is a 30 year old born and bred Scot, now living in Illinois, USA. During the day, he works as an educator and summer camp director, as well as freelancing as a writer/editor. At night, he becomes a video-game enthusiast.
Dave also enjoys reading, talking and learning, all of which he has been practicing from an early age.
Welcome to the first-ever “Friday eXcursion”, a feature we’ll have on the occasional Friday where we’ll be moving away from our chosen genre and look at some games that just appear to be plain ol’ fun! First up: Kaiju-A-Go-Go! Remember the classic 80’s arcade title Rampage? Humans transformed […]
Space bears. Samurai space bears. I contemplated leaving my review of Zero Sum Games’ StarDrive 2 right there, but the truth is that samurai space bears are only a tiny piece of the icing atop the StarDrive 2 cake. And what a delightfully delectable cake it is! Ok, […]
Blind Mind Studios’ Star Ruler 2 is a grand-scale 4X RTS that places players at the helm of building a complex sprawling empire, forged from the metaphorical space fires of rampant expansion, dominating conquest, and cunning diplomacy. Does that description sound appropriately epic enough for a game titled […]
Imagine Earth, from two-man indie developers Serious Brothers, is a sandbox-style management sim with a healthy dose of strategy and a smattering of environmental conscientiousness. Yes, a video game that even Al Gore can enjoy. The game is set at some point in the distant future after multi-national […]
Lords of the Black Sun is the first major release from Portuguese indie dev company, Arkavi Studios. The developers describe their game as an “epic-sized complex and dense 4X strategy game,” so I was naturally thrilled to have the opportunity to review the title and put it to […]
For nearly two decades, the 4X space strategy genre has been dominated by a single title alone: Master of Orion 2. MoO2 has become an automatic, genre-defining standard by which to measure modern 4X titles. Nostalgia about the game’s quality may well influence this (to what degree is […]